Author: We Know Melbourne

Review: F*ckboys The Musical

‘A haphazard guide to navigating the modern dating scene’. When my friends and I scanned the pages of the Fringe guide, this was the show we most wanted to see. As a bunch of 30-something women who ourselves, bumbled through the world of modern dating dodging time-wasters, creeps and of course plenty of the aforementioned – we were itching to get along and check out this musical for our f*ckboys 101 education. The story starts, when four women walk into a bar for their regular Wednesday night karaoke sesh. Some are single, some are not and one is horribly heartbroken to the point of shrewish cynicism. Their casual conversation is punctuated time after time by over-confident men with abnormally large egos who turn bitter and nasty each time their advances are rejected – earning them the label of, you guessed it f*ckboys. What is a f*ckboy you ask? These talented ladies take care of that through their original score of witty songs, giving everyone the lowdown on what it really takes to make it into …

WIN: 1 x ticket to Melbourne Zoo Exhibition

Be one of the first Melbourians to the first in the world to view the very best wildlife photographs from 130 years of National Geographic magazine at an immersive exhibition launching this spring. For 130 years, National Geographic has utilised its storytelling expertise to connect its readers to the great outdoors. The organisation pioneered the art of wildlife photography, from the very first such image of a reindeer in 1903, with a steady stream of extraordinary images of animals in nature. The 50 Greatest Wildlife Photographs exhibition shows an unmatched legacy of artistic, scientific and technical achievement. Showcasing the evolution of photography, the images convey how innovations such as camera traps, remote imaging, and underwater technology have granted photographers access to wildlife in their natural habitat. Read more about the exhibition here. Your chance to win 1 x ticket to the exhibition on us! Simply share this post on Facebook and tag us @weknowmelbourne (your profile must be public so we can see the share!). Get a bigger chance to win by filling the form below. …

Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest 2018

Since the early 1800’s, Oktoberfest has been the world’s largest Volksfest (Beer Festival), and to celebrate over 200 years of fun, the Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest will see lederhosen clad partygoers shouting Prost from the top of their lungs once again in 2018! Taking place at the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), this incredible heritage listed building rivals the great Bavarian beer halls of Germany and will play host to the most traditional Oktoberfest event Melbourne has seen, with German oompah bands, folk dancing, on-stage competitions and an atmosphere that is guaranteed to be electric. Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest boasts a drinks list that will have even the most avid connoisseur licking their lips with the 2018 event featuring over 50 different imported German beers, plus cider, wine, schnapps and much more. To tantalise your taste buds, the event will feature numerous German caterers serving up traditional meals such as pork hocks, schnitzels, bratwurst and other German sausages, brathendl (roast chickens), pretzels and German pastries. Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest only runs over two sessions, a Day Session and an Evening Session. Last year SOLD …

WIN: 1 x double pass to Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest

Competition now closed The Royal Exhibition Building will play host to the Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest, the most traditional Oktoberfest event Melbourne has ever seen. With over 50 different imported German beers available, this Oktoberfest is the only Oktoberfest in Australia to feature five of the six Munich Oktoberfest Breweries and will have the most German beers under one roof anywhere in Australia, all packaged up in a German Wunderland. To pair with the huge selection of beer, numerous German caterers will be serving up traditional dishes, from pork hocks, bratwurst and other German sausages to pretzels and German pastries. To keep you entertained throughout the event, traditional German ‘oompah’ bands from all over the country will be performing on and off stage along with pretzel fräuleins, Stein and beer barrel races, yodellers and much more! Here is your chance to win 1 x double pass on us! Simply share this post on Facebook and tag us @weknowmelbourne (your profile must be public so we can see the share!). Get a bigger chance to win by filling the …

WIN: 1 x double pass Lost Picnic

Bohemian outdoor music and food experience, Lost Picnic Melbourne, has brought on board Melbourne’s finest restaurant and food vendors to create a food line up as impressive as its music. Festival goers can choose from array of pop up restaurants, food trucks and hampers from the likes of Caravan of Caviar, Annam, French Saloon, Pho Nom, Beatbox Kitchen, Naughty Frenchy and St Gerry’s – all serving up picnic-perfect fare to a backdrop of Australia’s best music talent. Lost Picnic Melbourne will feature an incredible line up including Tash Sultana, Meg Mac, Marlon Williams, Odette, Sons of the East, Big Words and Hot Potato Band. Here is your chance to win 1 x double pass on us to kick off Melbourne Spring the best way! Read more about the event here. Enter the competition by sharing this post on Facebook and tag us @weknowmelbourne (your profile must be public so we can see the share!). Get a bigger chance to win by filling the form below. Competition closes on 27 September 2018  

A Celebration of Nelson Mandela – Mabiba The Musical

Energetic and compelling new stage show Madiba the Musical – a Celebration of the Life of Nelson Mandela opens in Melbourne in October. Madiba the Musical, which celebrates the life of the former South African leader, who would have turned 100 in July this year, is interwoven with stories of the fight against apartheid and forbidden love in a troubled land. Playing the role of Nelson Mandela is Perci Moeketsi, a South African star of stage, television and film, who dared to dream the impossible, encouraged by Mandela’s own words: “It is impossible until it’s done”. Perci joins Tim Omaji;  Tarisai Vushe; Blake Erickson; Madeline Perrone; Barry Conrad; Ruva Ngwenya; David Denis along with  Courtney Bell and Riley Sutton to star in this energetic and compelling new stage show. African dance and vocal traditions are given a contemporary setting alongside eternal love songs and stirring anthems in a show that tells of Mandela’s lifework as a lawyer and activist for peace through the story of young artist Will, who is the victim of apartheid in …

WIN: 2 x tickets to Madiba The Musical

Energetic and compelling new stage show Madiba the Musical – a Celebration of the Life of Nelson Mandela opens in Melbourne in October and will tour to Sydney, Canberra Perth and Adelaide Madiba the Musical, which celebrates the life of the former South African leader, who would have turned 100 in July this year, is interwoven with stories of the fight against apartheid and forbidden love in a troubled land. Here is your chance to win 2 x tickets on us to be inspired and to dream the impossible. Be encouraged by Mandela’s own words “It is impossible until it is done” through Madiba The Musical. Read more about the cast here more about the musical here.  Enter the competition by sharing this post on Facebook and tag us @weknowmelbourne (your profile must be public so we can see the share!). Get a bigger chance to win by filling the form below. Competition closes on 26 September 2018